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COVID-19 RESPONSE

Unfortunately, after a promising restarts, our Guided Walks Events have now been cancelled for the rest of 2020.  We hope to restart our Walks on 1st January 2020.  Booking will be ESSENTIAL.

Please note that some walks may not take place due to Covid-19. We will be reviewing our programme monthly. Please check back here for updates.

Click here for our COVID-19 statement

For Waymarked walk Maps, please click here

 

Discovering the Forest north of High Beach

Sunday 22 November 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Unfortunately this activity has been cancelled due to Covid-19

​A longer walk with Neil Glucksmann-Smith to explore Great Monk Wood, St Thomas’ Quarters and more. Please bring some snacks with you and walking poles if you like. End time shown is the maximum time, we are likely to finish a little earlier.

Meet: Epping Forest Visitor Centre, Paul’s Nursery Road, High Beach, Loughton, IG10 4AF. Grid Ref: TQ413982

Winter Wonderland

Sunday 13 December 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Unfortunately this activity has been cancelled due to Covid-19

Come and enjoy the beechwoods of the Forest for a pre-Christmas celebratory walk led by naturalist Judy Adams. We hope to have a view of some deer. Suitable for families. Mince pies and mulled wine available at the end.

Meet:Broadstrood Car Park, Goldings Hill, Loughton Grid Ref: TQ428985

Winter Wonderland - BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Friday 1 January 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Come and enjoy the Beechwoods of the Forest for New Year’s Day celebratory walk led by naturalist Judy Adams. We hope to have a view of some deer. Suitable for families. Mince pies and mulled wine available at the end.

Meet: At the Forest Car Park, adjacent to the Royal Epping Forest Golf Club car park, Bury Road, Chingford, E4 7AZ.  Grid Ref TQ394 949.  Accessible by foot from Chingford Station.

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The Lost Roads - BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Sunday 25 April  10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join Verderer Michael Chapman to explore the lost roads of the northern parishes of the Forest.  enjoy good views of the City in one direction and the Hertfordshire ridge in the other.

Meet: Gooseberry Hall, Epping Green.  Access via Carters lane, from Epping Upland CofE Primary School and the follow Open Garden Signs.

Grid Ref: TL 435 502

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Discovering Knighton Woods - BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Saturday 27 March  10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Come and join Ron and Pat Andrews for a walk exploring Knighton Woods and Lords Bushes in Buckhurst Hill. Now an isolated fragment of the Forest, it has a fascinating history and an interesting variety of trees and ponds.

Meet: At the Forest Car Park, Knighton Woods, Knighton Lane, Buckhurst Hill IG9 5HQ. Grid Ref: TQ407 936. Accessible by foot from Buckhurst Hill underground station on the Central Line.

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Upcoming programme

We’re working on detailed pages, with maps, etc, so check back soon.

Meanwhile, visit us at the Epping Forest Visitor Centre at High Beach, Paul’s Nursery Road, High Beach, Loughton, IG10 4AF, Grid-Ref: TQ412981

About our walks

We have organised walks in the Forest for nearly 50 years. Our Celebration walk  began in 1978. Download one of the earlier publications about the walk, by clicking here.